About us

Our Philosophy

We understand the stress that people undergo when moving

Our philosophy is to provide the best possible support to our clients and their employees, while ensuring our solutions are also cost effective. We are committed to long term relationships, and our focus for each assignment is total customer satisfaction.

Our Key Strengths:

  • Relocation Specialists’ principals are located in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.
  • Well trained and highly experienced relocation consultants throughout Australia
  • Extensive relocation management experience both nationally and internationally
  • We provide a single point of contact and assume responsibility for the entire process
  • Consistent service throughout Australia with flexibility for customisation
  • In house cross cultural services for inbound and outbound
  • Partnering approach to business with a ” sense of humour “
  • Excellent long term third party supplier relationships nationally


Principal Bios:

Aysegul Kayahan – Brisbane and Melbourne Principal

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Aysegul Kayahan is the Brisbane and Melbourne Principal of Relocation Specialists and has been involved in the global mobility industry since the early 1990’s as a franchise owner of a large Australian based relocation company and a partner in their Asian operation. She founded Relocation Specialists in late 2000 along with Theresa Le Duc (who has since retired) Previously to this Aysegul has lived and worked in Turkey and Hong Kong. In 2005 Aysegul and her family spent a year in Vanuatu.

Aysegul’s knowledge of HR practices and international policy is extensive and she has managed several large scale projects involving the movement of several hundred people interstate. Aysegul is a current member of the European Relocation Association (EuRA) and the Forum for Expatriate Management. Aysegul was also a past member of the Employee Relocation Council (ERC), the Relocation Network  and The Employee Mobility Institute – however her involvement with FEM negates the requirement to be involved with these other associations.  In 2010 Aysegul completed her Master of Arts majoring in Ethics and started her PhD (part-time) in Business Ethics which she put on hold as her interests are more aligned with actively contributing to the community through social enterprises that she supports. In early 2012, Aysegul had taken on the role of Chapter Lead Brisbane and Sydney for the Forum for Expatriate Management a shared learning and networking community created for Global Mobility Professionals. Since November 2012, Aysegul has become Chapter Lead for Australia for FEM with Chapters and Steering Committees in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, running quarterly events.  In early 2015, Aysegul was appointed the Global Chair of Chapter Leads for FEM and actively takes part in the A/P Summit (in Hong Kong or Singapore) as well as the national FEM conference which alternates between in Sydney and Melbourne on a yearly basis.

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Donna McCrory – Perth Principal

Donna McCrory is the Perth based Principal of Relocation Specialists.  She commenced work in the relocation industry in 1995 as the State Manager of a large relocation organisation.  In early 2002 she joined the Relocation Specialists group, and established the Perth office, successfully growing the business to be a provider of high quality services in a very competitive market place.   Donna has managed very large relocation programs for major resource sector clients that feature strongly in the West Australian economy.

Donna has relocated to Australian locations, both inter and intra state.  She has lived overseas in the UK and Japan, giving her personal experience as an expatriate.

Donna is a member of the European Relocation Association (EuRA) and the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM).

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Julie Hanley – Sydney Principal

Me-cropJulie Hanley is the Principal of the NSW office. Julie has over 20 years of experience in the field of Human Resources, most recently specialising in the areas of recruitment, training and OH&S practices. Julie is also a Civil Marriage Celebrant.

Julie has experienced life as an expatriate as she successfully relocated with her family to Italy and London before returning to Sydney. Julie’s extensive knowledge of HR practices brings even greater depth to the organisation. Julie is a member of the Employee Relocation Council (ERC) and the European Relocation Association (EuRA).

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